Monthly Archives: January 2009

Does use tax apply to shipping and handling charges in Indiana?

The short answer is, “Yes, since 2004, use tax does apply to shipping and handling in Indiana.” My research into the question is below. There is a line on the Indiana income tax form (IT-40) called “Use tax on out-of-state … Continue reading

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May the gods deal with me, be it ever so severely…

Then Ben-Hadad sent another message to Ahab, “May the gods deal with me, be it ever so severely, if enough dust remains in Samaria to give each of my men a handful.”  The king of Israel answered, “Tell him: ‘One … Continue reading

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Jesus was not a rebel

Sometimes I read people suggesting that Jesus was a rebel during his time walking the earth.  He was countercultural, it is true — questioning those in powerful positions, rebuking the religious leaders, overturning money-changers’ tables in the temple… But Jesus … Continue reading

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Two messages from Ben-Hadad

There is a cool story in 1 Kings 20 about Ben-Hadad king of Aram.  He starts off proud: Now Ben-Hadad king of Aram mustered his entire army.  Accompanied by thirty-two kings with their horses and chariots, he went up and … Continue reading

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